Energy Drink Dangers

A randomized controlled trial published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that energy drinks can cause abnormal heart electrical activity and increase blood pressure. Forty healthy volunteers between the ages of 18 and 40 were given two unmarked 16-ounce bottles of different commercially available caffeinated energy drinks or a placebo drink on three separate days and were instructed to consume them within a 60-minute period.
To continue reading this article you must be a paid subscriber

Subscribe to Tufts Health & Nutrition

Get the next year of Tufts Health & Nutrition for as little as $18. And access all of our back issues and online content free of charge.
Subscribe today and save 36% off the regular rate!


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here